Did you know The Hasbro Inc. mega-toy brand that we know and love, was first known as ‘Hassenfeld Brothers’? Herman, Hillel, and Henry Hassenfeld, three Polish-Jewish brothers, founded Hassenfeld Brothers in 1923 in Providence, Rhode Island. They started off selling fabric and textile remnants, then expanded to pencil cases, school […]

September 2, 1945

Today is the 75th anniversary of V-J Day, which marked the official end of WWII. While Imperial Japan announced its surrender on August 14, 1945, the official document was not signed until a few weeks later on September 2nd aboard the USS Missouri. One of history’s most iconic photos, “V-J […]